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#8971 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   8226 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 03:20 PM


I don’t know what all they have planned for July but I’m hoping it’s great. With how this year has been we all want great games to look forward to. I thought Sony had a couple titles at there conference that looked good but with no release dates, it hasn’t sold me that I need a PS5 yet. I have 3 Nintendo Switch and 2 Xbox One and still have my 360 and a couple PCs that are gaming capable, but I have never felt compelled to buy a PlayStation so I’m hoping Sony can sell me on the PS5. I’ve always been more into shooters outside Nintendo games so that’s why Xbox seemed like a good place to play.

Honestly if you don't care about Sony Exclusives you probably don't need a PS5.  Sounds like MS will have the more powerful console this go around out of the gate.

 

I like some of Sony's exclusives and have a decent amount of friends playing Borderlands 3 there.  When it comes down to it isn't about the games?  GPU is a great value for many.  Before EA access was on PS4 that was in IMO a great get for MS.  Especially for those who love sports games other then Baseball.  

 

If the consoles are 90% the same in terms of features and capabilities what is left?  Controller preference (I like my first gen Elite the best) and maybe where your friends are playing.  



#8972 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   3101 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

gamegirlpocket

Posted 01 July 2020 - 03:21 PM

It's definitely hard to be excited with the very slow feed of info. The box reveal, the specs reveal, word that the Series S (aka Lockheart) won't be revealed until August, no idea if pricing will be announced at the supposedly big event... I almost don't care anymore. It doesn't help that many of us have pretty monotonous days with covid19 restrictions. 

 

I'm also tempted to cash in on the MS rewards but I'm not even sure they'll have preorders or pricing before the credit would expire. Today IS July 1, which means it would last through September, so it seems crazy that it wouldn't be the case. But then again I assumed we'd know it all by now anyway.



#8973 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14757 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 01 July 2020 - 03:35 PM

We're hyping ourselves up. They announced a date and now the PR machine/news cycle spits out airy guesses of what will happen. Chill. It's not going to make a bit of difference. They said July. It's the first.

The problem is we've seen the reveal of the black vertical shoe box last year and we've really had so little to show for it since then in terms  of keeping the excitement up. Like I legit can not name a single game they showed at that last XBox "gameplay reveal" event in May besides Assassin's Creed. I Remember 3 player dinosaur exploding game, but that's only because I love shooting dinosaurs in the face. In the very least they're doing a better job revealing things than that Arkham game that's been teased since last year. Fuck that game.



#8974 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4279 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:03 PM

I’m in the minority here I guess because I’m still super excited for the July conference. The biggest letdown for me from Sony conference is I didn’t see any dates on any of the games unless I’m mistaken? I hope Microsoft says some release dates.

#8975 Freeze Time  

Freeze Time

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:18 PM

Spoiler

I am not into these Atom challenges but I'll hang on to my bobbleheads because I'm sure I'll need them for some really powerful enemies later on.

Being overencumbered is not as bad as previous games is all I meant.

Very cool that you can survey the land now on top of lookout stations and add areas to your map.

The latest update changed some of the UI for the better.

It's coming to Game Pass but I only spent five bucks on it and I own it physically so it looks cool on my shelf and it will eventually leave Game Pass.

I'm at level 21 so 2 lockpick skills now.

I hope they fix the dialogue delay ASAP. Takes a couple of seconds for options for me to say to pop up.

#8976 The Questyen   Guess I'll just stumble on home to my cats CAGiversary!   2710 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

The Questyen

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:20 PM

I’m in the minority here I guess because I’m still super excited for the July conference. The biggest letdown for me from Sony conference is I didn’t see any dates on any of the games unless I’m mistaken? I hope Microsoft says some release dates.


There were dates on most of the trailers during the Sony conference. There weren't "exact" dates listed because Sony hasn't announced the launch date yet.

#8977 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11172 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:31 PM

It looks like the :xb1: GwG games are the same in every region.  Saints Row 2 is swapped out for Darksiders in a few of them though.



#8978 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14757 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:43 PM

 

So...show floor demos kinda thing?



#8979 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4279 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:50 PM

There were dates on most of the trailers during the Sony conference. There weren't "exact" dates listed because Sony hasn't announced the launch date yet.


Now you got me wondering...
I’m googling to find them...

Spider-Man: Miles Morales says alongside the PS5
Rachet & Clank says no date given
Gran Turismo 7 says no date given
Demon Souls Remake says no date given
Returnal says no date given
Stray says 2021
Sack boy says no date given
Destruction all stars says no date given
Kena: Bridge of Spirits says Holiday 2020
Goodbye Volcano High says 2021

Resident Evil 8 says 2021
Godfall says late 2020
Ghost Wire Tokyo says 2021
Project Athia says no date given

#8980 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4279 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 04:54 PM

https://twitter.com/...366391947554822

So...show floor demos kinda thing?


That’s really cool! I need to request some days off work that week, lol

#8981 bear489   My Trolliest President CAGiversary!   1036 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 05:04 PM

If you play Forza make sure you don't have the duke of hazzard skin on any of your cars. Microsoft has announced any players caught will have thier account banned. I don't know if they mean in Forza only or your live account. Honestly this is getting out of hand.

https://www.theverge...ag-hate-symbols

#8982 elitewillie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2995 Posts   Joined 13.8 Years Ago  

elitewillie

Posted 01 July 2020 - 05:05 PM

Now you got me wondering...
I’m googling to find them...

Spider-Man: Miles Morales says alongside the PS5
Rachet & Clank says no date given
Gran Turismo 7 says no date given
Demon Souls Remake says no date given
Returnal says no date given
Stray says 2021
Sack boy says no date given
Destruction all stars says no date given
Kena: Bridge of Spirits says Holiday 2020
Goodbye Volcano High says 2021

Resident Evil 8 says 2021
Godfall says late 2020
Ghost Wire Tokyo says 2021
Project Athia says no date given

If ratchet isn't release date I'm gonna cry. My son and I NEED that game.

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#8983 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1169 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 05:15 PM

If you play Forza make sure you don't have the duke of hazzard skin on any of your cars. Microsoft has announced any players caught will have thier account banned. I don't know if they mean in Forza only or your live account. Honestly this is getting out of hand.

https://www.theverge...ag-hate-symbols


Ok, so make the General Lee and just ... leave off the Confederate flag.

#8984 aircobra   The Wind CAGiversary!   3653 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 05:24 PM

If ratchet isn't release date I'm gonna cry. My son and I NEED that game.

Sent from my Pixel 4 XL using Tapatalk

I don't think it is. I can't believe all they're launching with is Spider-Man though (as far as first-party stuff).



#8985 EndOfGreen  

EndOfGreen

Posted 01 July 2020 - 05:40 PM

It's so strange that the company fighting an uphill battle for sales has decided to wait until far after everything else is over to show what will decide their future. You already see people here becoming uinterested, and I'm sure far fewer people will watch in what is usually consider "the dead season of gaming". They also better hope that Ghost of Tsushima isn't that good, because if so, they better actually have some stuff to show or the jokes will come. What's next, theyll say that the main conference is at 8a.m./9a.m.PT? LOL. Why they didn't show their main stuff at the show in May or even have a show in June is wack.

Also, where is Kiwami 2? Werent all three supposed to be in the first half of the year? I'd expect them to eventually bring all of them over before the series X launch since Yakuza 7 is a launch title. And yes, I know the games aren't related, but it wouldn't make sense regardless if they didn't.

#8986 justoneuncle   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   227 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

justoneuncle

Posted 01 July 2020 - 06:07 PM

If you play Forza make sure you don't have the duke of hazzard skin on any of your cars. Microsoft has announced any players caught will have thier account banned. I don't know if they mean in Forza only or your live account. Honestly this is getting out of hand.

https://www.theverge...ag-hate-symbols

Utterly ridiculous. If somebody has a symbol that you don't like, don't look at it. Censorship is never the answer.



#8987 wormycoolness  

wormycoolness

Posted 01 July 2020 - 06:26 PM

 

So...show floor demos kinda thing?

 

I wonder if we will get demo versions to play on the MS Store? Similar to that E3 offer when we had access to EA Access for 5 days or so at a E3 a number of years ago. 



#8988 aircobra   The Wind CAGiversary!   3653 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 06:38 PM

It's so strange that the company fighting an uphill battle for sales has decided to wait until far after everything else is over to show what will decide their future. You already see people here becoming uinterested, and I'm sure far fewer people will watch in what is usually consider "the dead season of gaming". They also better hope that Ghost of Tsushima isn't that good, because if so, they better actually have some stuff to show or the jokes will come. What's next, theyll say that the main conference is at 8a.m./9a.m.PT? LOL. Why they didn't show their main stuff at the show in May or even have a show in June is wack.

Also, where is Kiwami 2? Werent all three supposed to be in the first half of the year? I'd expect them to eventually bring all of them over before the series X launch since Yakuza 7 is a launch title. And yes, I know the games aren't related, but it wouldn't make sense regardless if they didn't.

Dead season of gaming? Maybe in a normal year, but we're in the middle of a fucking pandemic. Having a games showcase a month after E3 would normally be isn't that big of a deal (especially since people have such a short-term memory, that the stuff they show will be fresher in peoples minds than stuff shown months ago). Not really sure what a PS4 game has to do with SX games that will be shown, but okay.



#8989 shoethiefrexyk9   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   899 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

shoethiefrexyk9

Posted 01 July 2020 - 06:43 PM

I wonder if we will get demo versions to play on the MS Store? Similar to that E3 offer when we had access to EA Access for 5 days or so at a E3 a number of years ago. 

This is pretty awesome they're doing this, would have been great if they had implemented this years ago think of all those games we drool over but never get to try on the show floors like those who attend do. I think they said on true achievements there will be a game fest demo tile where you go to get them.https://www.trueachi...fest-demo-event



#8990 braiiins   Braiiins CAGiversary!   1203 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:13 PM

Looking forward to the presentation at the end of July. Glad it's not sooner because if we aren't getting info on series x until August I'd rather have a smaller window between the two. 

 

Curious to see what demos we'll get besides the ones listed. Only one off the top of my head I can think of I'd really want to play is hellblade 2. Possibly gods and monsters but I could see that going either way for being one of the demos.



#8991 adonfraz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   531 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:15 PM

It's so strange that the company fighting an uphill battle for sales has decided to wait until far after everything else is over to show what will decide their future. You already see people here becoming uinterested, and I'm sure far fewer people will watch in what is usually consider "the dead season of gaming". They also better hope that Ghost of Tsushima isn't that good, because if so, they better actually have some stuff to show or the jokes will come. What's next, theyll say that the main conference is at 8a.m./9a.m.PT? LOL. Why they didn't show their main stuff at the show in May or even have a show in June is wack.

Also, where is Kiwami 2? Werent all three supposed to be in the first half of the year? I'd expect them to eventually bring all of them over before the series X launch since Yakuza 7 is a launch title. And yes, I know the games aren't related, but it wouldn't make sense regardless if they didn't.

 

 

I'd rather Xbox take their time and put a great show together than rush out just to counter Sony's presentation.

 

When Xbox was dropping blog posts and info on the Series X Sony bided their time.



#8992 redonkalous  

redonkalous

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:16 PM

Anyone else had their eye on a game called Ooblets? Early access is July 15th, Xbox and epic game store. Hopefully it’ll be on GamePass

#8993 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14757 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:24 PM

Anyone else had their eye on a game called Ooblets? Early access is July 15th, Xbox and epic game store. Hopefully it’ll be on GamePass

It's not on PS4 so good'ish chance? Regardless I'm interested in it after finding out about it during the whole it being Epic Game Store exclusive drama.



#8994 shoethiefrexyk9   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   899 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

shoethiefrexyk9

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:31 PM

Looking forward to the presentation at the end of July. Glad it's not sooner because if we aren't getting info on series x until August I'd rather have a smaller window between the two. 

 

Curious to see what demos we'll get besides the ones listed. Only one off the top of my head I can think of I'd really want to play is hellblade 2. Possibly gods and monsters but I could see that going either way for being one of the demos.

I thought it was the rumored series s that was being info dumped in August

 

https://www.trueachi...box-2020-august



#8995 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6270 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:37 PM

Problem is is that MS isn't even in a console war anymore.

I was going to say something similar in regards to Xbox entering the industry when it was already fairly mature. MS has the unenviable task of having to compete with two extremely entrenched competitors. We live in a bubble where the Xbox brand can be said in the same breath as Nintendo and PlayStation, but globally, the Xbox name doesn't carry that far - Nintendo and PlayStation are like Coke and Pepsi in terms of brand recognition worldwide.

When MS got into the console game, I don't think you could say Sony was extremely entrenched, since they were just coming out of their first console generation.  Granted, Sony was clearly the front runner at that point, but MS was arguably at the height of their "embrace, extend, extinguish" philosophy.  With a war chest bolstered by Windows and Office revenues, they figured they could force their way into the console game.  If Sony could swoop in and take the top spot, why couldn't they?  They were well behind Sony their first time out, but reloaded with the 360 and they may have been the overall console sales winner in North America that gen, even beating out the Wii.  Doesn't look like there are many sources for US/NA console sales for this gen, but it seems like XB1 isn't that far behind the PS4.  MS's problem with the Xbox brand is making inroads in Europe and Japan, which was mentioned.

 

Perhaps MS isn't in a "console war" anymore, but taking a page from Nintendo's book.  As long as they're profitable, Nintendo doesn't care what Sony or MS might be doing, and they've been pretty consistent with that.  There have been some blips (Wii U), but, as they say, Nintendo gonna Nintendo.  They have hands down the best stable of franchises in the industry and can use that to keep them going regardless of what others are doing.  If MS is fine with their profit margins and stock price based on being more service oriented than hardware units pushed, then what do they care about what Sony and Nintendo are doing?  Maybe some occasional tweaks on social media, but the competitiveness is mostly people on the Internet talking about which side is "winning" without really understanding the true game being played.



#8996 braiiins   Braiiins CAGiversary!   1203 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:39 PM

I thought it was the rumored series s that was being info dumped in August

 

https://www.trueachi...box-2020-august

Yeah, you're correct. I misremembered. Wonder if we'll get a price and preorders for series x at the same time then though. Can't imagine they'd do them separately. 



#8997 shoethiefrexyk9   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   899 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

shoethiefrexyk9

Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:45 PM

Yeah, you're correct. I misremembered. Wonder if we'll get a price and preorders for series x at the same time then though. Can't imagine they'd do them separately. 

That would be nice, would love to be able to get my pre order in. 



#8998 IronZombie   Time to Feed CAGiversary!   1486 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

IronZombie

Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:00 PM

Been out of the loop here a while but any news or rumors on when the typical summer sale will go live?

#8999 Thebacklash   Now Drinking: Minor Case Rye Whiskey - Sherry Cask Finished CAGiversary!   3126 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Thebacklash

Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:02 PM

Careful, they don't like facts around here. You post a story about being suspended/banned over a flag and then point out the history of flags. They get hurt.

Edit: last post on the flag. Want to keep it going and have a civil discussion then I can start a Vs. thread.


I only found out the difference 2 years ago on a trip to Nashville..

#9000 RiPPn  

Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:11 PM

Stoked for Fallout 76.  Have always been meaning to grab a copy, but just couldn't pull the trigger.  This is why I love Game Pass.